Church News, August 3, 2013
Aug. 03, 2013 @ 12:16 AM
RUTHERFORD COUNTY —
The Epicenter Church will have an after school program beginning this coming school year for students in grades 5 through 12. Tutoring, homework assistance, wifi, games, video games, basketball, volleyball and concessions will be available. Additional classes will be offered — music lessons, cooking lessons. Cost will be less than daycare pricing. School pickup will be available. Please call 828-305-3888 for more info and pricing.
The Endowment Committee of First United Methodist Church, Forest City is now taking applications from non-profit organizations for their 2014 Endowment Grants. If you are interested, please call 828-245-6446 for an application. Applications are due back by: September 23, 2013
Food pantry available at West Point Baptist Church, Union Road in Rutherfordton. Call 287-0165 to set up appointment to pick up food.
Green Hill Baptist Church stocks a clothes closet and food pantry for anyone in need of assistance. Call 828-287-2170 or 828-980-5213.
Saturday, August 3
Yard Sale at First United Methodist Church in Forest City from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Inside Yard Sale with Country Breakfast at Old Green Hill School, 2501 US 64-74 Hwy, beginning at 7 a.m. Proceeds support youth mission programs of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Rutherfordton.
Gospel Singing at Village Chapel Church in Forest City. Hot dog supper at 4:30 - $5 plate. Singing at 6 featuring the Gospel Notes, Ensley Family and Pilgrim Way Boys.
Sunday, August 4
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Purpose
Homecoming at Gilboa United Methodist Church. Worship service at 11: a.m. with a fellowship meal to follow at Gilkey United Methodist Church at 12:30.
Gospel Singing: Holy Ground Community Church, 124 Fair Hope Road, Forest City at 6 p.m.; featuring Truly Blesses.
Homecoming: Brittain Presbyterian Church; worship at 11 a.m. with Rev. Theodore (Ted) Grant; followed by lunch.
Vacation Bible School at Drury Dobbins Baptist Church, Dobbins Church Road, Ellenboro. Kick off Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. (pizza, icees, cotton candy, games, bouncy house and more). Bible School Monday through Thursday; dinner at 5:30 and classes to follow from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes for all ages including adults. Theme: Athens Paul's Dangerous Journey to Share The Truth.
Homecoming: New Vernon Baptist Church in Bostic at 3 p.m., Speaker Rev. Jerry Jones of Spartanburg.
Vacation Bible School: God's Backyard Bible Camp where Kids Have a Blast Serving Jesus. Golden Valley Missionary Methodist Church from 5:45 to 8:40 p.m.
146th anniversary Wells Spring United Methodist Church at 3 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Donald Brown.
Homecoming at Johnson Memorial Baptist Church, Groce Street, Forest City; lunch at 12:15 followed by singing at 2 p.m. featuring Opal Lowery, Cosmo Pannell and Tracy Allred.
Vacation Bible School at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church, Mt. Lebanon Church Road in Bostic. Colossal Coaster World. Nursery through Adult. For info call 429-6073.
Monday, August 5
Colossal Coaster World VBSl: Race Path Baptist Church, Ellenboro; Monday through Friday 6 to 8:30 p.m.; age preschool through high school. 828-453-8321.
Vacation Bible Kingdom Rocks - Where kids stand strong for God. First Wesleyan Church, Church Street, Forest City; Monday through Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. If you need a ride, call 245-5460. If no answer, please leave message.
Revival: at New Vernon Baptist Church in Bostic Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. Speaker Rev. A.J. Smith
Vacation Bible School at St. John AME Zion Church, 109 N. Ridgecrest Ave., Rutherfordton Monday through Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday, August 6
Join us every Tuesday night at The Epicenter Church for Emerge Youth Ministries at 7pm for ages 12-18 and once a month for our Elevate service for ages 12-28 located in our student center located at 131 Countryside Dr, Forest City, NC. For more info go to our website at www.theepicenter.tv.com
Vacation Bible School at Grace Missionary Methodist Church, Kelly Road, Caroleen; be part of God's Army. For info or a ride, call 828-980-2639.
Wednesday, August 7
Revival at Pleasant View Community Church, Michael Drive, Forest City, Wednesday through Saturday at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Jared McKinney.
Revival at St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church of Lake Lure Wednesday through Friday at 7 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Charles Martin.
Saturday, August 10
Spaghetti Dinner at Wells Spring United Methodist Church, Forest City from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. $6 plate. Proceeds to help purchase lawnmower.
Sunday, August 11
Homecoming and 144th Anniversary at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church in Lake Lure; morning worship at 11 a.m. followed by lunch. Special service at 3 p.m. Guest speaker Rev. Norman E. Kerry Jr.
Pulled Pork BBQ at First Wesleyan Church, Church Street, Forest in the Fellowship Hall; $6 adults, $4 ages 4-17, under 3 free. Chicken nuggets for kids who do not want pulled pork.
Live in Concert: The Songfellows Quartet at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1473 Boy Scout Camp Road, Rutherfordton; casual dress Sunday, cookout afterward.
The Songfellows Quartet in concert at 11 a.m. at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1473 Boy Scout Road, Rutherfordton. Casual dress. Cookout following the concert.
Choir Anniversary: New Vernon Baptist Church, Bostic at 2:30 p.m.
Homecoming at Pleasant View Community Church, Michael Drive, Forest City. Sunday School at 10 and Worship at 11.
Tuesday, August 13
Join us every Tuesday night at The Epicenter Church for Emerge Youth Ministries at 7pm for ages 12-18 and once a month for our Elevate service for ages 12-28 ) located in our student center located at 131 Countryside Dr, Forest City. For more info go to our website at www.theepicenter.tv.com
Friday, August 16
First Wesleyan Church of Forest City will host a Change Purse event at 6:30 p.m. to raise awareness of sex trafficking. Change Purse is a non-profit organization committed to fighting sex trafficking through raising awareness and financially supporting faith based organizations that provide hope, healing, and resoration, through their direct work with victims and survivors of sex trafficking. Change Purse donates profits generated through collecting donated purses that are new or in like-new condition and selling them via the online store, awareness events, and home parties. We will be selling and collecting purses the night of the event. Light refreshments will also be served.
Saturday, August 17
Chicken Pie Supper: High Shoal Baptist Church, 284 High Shoals Church Road, Henrietta; from 4 to 6 p.m.; adults $6, 6-12 $3, under 6 free; proceeds to Needy Family Christmas Fund. 657-6448.
Sunday, August 18
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Sandy Level Baptist Church in Bostic at 10:30 a.m.
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Piney Mountain Baptist Church in Ellenboro at 6 p.m.
Homecoming at Harris First Baptist Church. Worship at 11 followed by lunch. Gospel singing at 2 p.m. featuring The Lamberts
Tuesday, August 20
Join us every Tuesday night at The Epicenter Church for Emerge Youth Ministries at 7 pm for ages 12-18 and once a month for our Elevate service for ages 12-28 located in our student center located at 131 Countryside Dr Forest City, NC. For more info go to our website at www.theepicenter.tv.com
Sunday, August 25
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Mill Springs Baptist Church in Mill Springs at 6 p.m.
Homecoming Services at Robertson Creek Freewill Baptist Church, Bostic; Guest speaker Rev. Dan Hensley; SS at 10 and worship at 11 followed by covered dish luncheon.
Homecoming at West Point Baptist Church, Union Road, Rutherfordton; Worship at 10 a.m., followed by covered dish meal.
Sunday, September 1
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Living By Faith
Sunday, September 29
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at First Baptist Church in Cliffside at 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 6
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring the Lamberts
Saturday, October 19
Southern Gospel Singing: Royal Quartet at Carolina Clinchfield Historical Society in Bostic at 6 p.m.
Sunday, November 3
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring His Glory Gospel Quartet
Sunday, December 8
Gospel Singing: Riverside Baptist Church in Harris featuring Truly Blessed